President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new Chief Executive Officers for the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).
A statement by the President’s spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, issued on Wednesday stated that in line with the recommendations of the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Tinubu approved the appointment of Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji as the Managing Director/CEO of NIWA and the appointment of Akutah Pius Ukeyima as the Executive Secretary/CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC).
The new appointments ends the tenure of Emmanuel Jime at NSC and George Moghalu at NIWA.
“Alhaji Munirudeen Bola Oyebamiji is a graduate of Banking and Finance and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Business Administration. He is an Economist with industry experience of more than 28 years before he entered the public service. In the public service, he first reversed the downward trajectory of the Osun State Investment Company Limited before serving as the Osun State Commissioner of Finance for eight years.
“Mr. Akutah Ukeyima is a graduate of Law and holds a Master’s degree in Public International Law from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He most recently served as the Head of the Central Authority Unit, International Cooperation in Criminal Matters, Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation.
“President Bola Tinubu tasks the new appointees in this vital sector to faithfully implement the policies and programmes of the Honourable Minister in pursuit of the expeditious and efficient attainment of bolstered revenues and investments as part of the Renewed Hope Agenda’s Blue Economy strategy,” the statement reads.
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